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Best war films guide

War films show the picture of the war from different angles, but always based on a stories of people put in extreme conditions. War draws the worst of people, but also the best to surface - the decisions that are made during the war are always difficult and in those conditions people show who they really are and what they stand for. In a way war films show the truth about us - only in extreme conditions we can say who we are, and there is no more extreme conditions than during the war.

In our war films guide you will find war films from around the world, those that are considered all-time classics, as well as those you have never heard of from the countries you never realized were making war films.


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Best war films

Based on out reviews we have prepared the best war films ranking. Of course the ranking is the effect of our personal preferences and could be different from yours.


Band of Brothers 2001

Band of Brothers 2001 war film

True story of American paratroopers from Easy Company 101st Airborne Division and their fate during World War 2 in Europe - from D-Day to the crossing of Rhine they got through the toughest battles of 1944 and 1945.

Saving Private Ryan 1998

Saving Private Ryan 1998 war film

During the Allied landing in Normandy in June 1944 small group of soldiers is chosen to find the last of four Ryan brothers and bring him safely home.

Tora! Tora! Tora! 1970

Tora! Tora! Tora! 1970 war film

Joint production of USA and Japan showing the events that preceded the attack on Pearl Harbor on both sides of future conflict.

Sink the Bismarck! 1960

Sink the Bismarck! 1960 war film

Das Boot 1981

Das Boot 1981 war film

Enemy at the Gates 2001

Enemy at the Gates 2001 war film

The film tells the story of the Battle of Stalingrad in 1942. The main theme, in addition to scenes of fighting, a great duel between the Russian sniper Vasily Zaytsev and Major Erwin German Königiem. It is very realistic, well-realized film.

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Band of Brothers 2001

Band of Brothers 2001 war film

True story of American paratroopers from Easy Company 101st Airborne Division and their fate during World War 2 in Europe - from D-Day to the crossing of Rhine they got through the toughest battles of 1944 and 1945.

Hotel Rwanda 2004

Hotel Rwanda 2004 war film

In 1994 the tensions between Tutsi and Hutu set the streets of Kigali on fire when Hutu militiamen began the cold-blooded cleansing murdering all the Tutsi they could find, no matter if they were adult, children, men or women. Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel manager, becomes their last hope in that hell on Earth.

Manhunt 2012

Manhunt 2012 war film

Wydra is part of one of the partisans unit somewhere in Poland, but his assignment is different from the others - he carries out the judgments of the underground organization that punishes collaborators with death. This made him a shell of a man.

Johnny Mad Dog 2008

Johnny Mad Dog 2008 war film

Johnny Mad Dog is one of many child soldiers taking part in civil war in Liberia. He and other children in his outfit, drugged and brainwashed, are spreading death and evil on the civilians as well as the enemies.

Eye in the Sky 2015

Eye in the Sky 2015 war film

British operation in Kenya aims to catch leaders of the Al-Shabaab terrorist organization, but at the last moment the character of the mission have to be changed.

Spectral 2016

Spectral 2016 war film

American special forces taking part in Moldovan War are faced with the enemy they did not expected - their electronic goggles have recorded ghost-like figures lurking in the devastated city of Chisinau.

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War films are not always showing the war per se - often the main theme is the influence of the conflict on lives of people involved, but also their families and friends. War is seldom a local thing - the trauma, the pain, the death they put their mark on people from around the world.


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